Robert Grossman, founding partner of Open Data, has been named by Federal Computer Week to its Federal 100 Award list. The 24th annual list recognizes government and industry leaders who have played pivotal roles in the federal government IT community. Dr. Grossman is part of an elite group of individuals who have gone above and beyond their daily responsibilities and have made a difference in the way technology has transformed or accelerated the mission of the agencies they support. He and the other winners will be honored during ceremonies on March 20, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington DC.
Grossman is widely recognized as an expert in large data, including design of analytic architectures deployed in cloud environments involving Petabytes of data. Dr. Grossman has served in a variety of key advisory capacities over his career to assist government agencies meet the complex challenges of information technology, security and oversight.
In addition to his work with Open Data’s commercial and government clients, Grossman is a faculty member at the University of Chicago, where he is the Director of Informatics at the Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology, a Senior Fellow at the Computation Institute, and a Professor of Medicine in the Section of Genetic Medicine. He also serves on the NASA Advisory Council, chairs the Open Cloud Consortium, founded the Data Mining Group, is a Visiting Professor at the Booth School of Management, and is a frequent speaker and author on the area of big data and intensive computing.
Open Data is proud of the well deserved recognition, and pleased that Robert Grossman’s significant contributions are being honored in this way.